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Rich Robbins is an Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences at Bucknell University. He received his Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of Nevada, Reno. Rich served as a full-time psychology/behavioral sciences faculty member for four years followed by a move to adjunct teaching for the past 12 years.
Rich developed advising programs at two institutions and headed advising programs at four institutions, receiving the NACADA/ACT Outstanding Institutional Advising Award in 1998 and the NACADA Research Grant Award in 1999. He served as Chair of the Kansas Academic Advising Network, Chair of the NACADA Research Committee, and has been a member of numerous NACADA task forces, advisory boards, and committees. He served on the NACADA Journal Editorial Board and will presume the role of co-editor of the NACADA Journal in October 2009. Rich served as editor for the NACADA monograph Giving Advice to Students: A Road Map for College Professionals and as co-author of the NACADA CD “Guide to Assessment in Academic Advising.” He has a chapter on evaluation and assessment of career advising in the NACADA/Jossey-Bass publication “Handbook of Career Advising.” Rich also serves as a reviewer for the peer-reviewed Journal of College Student Retention and regularly acts as a professional reviewer for psychology textbooks.
His other teaching interests include introductory psychology, health psychology, medical sociology, research methodology, and parapsychology. His academic advising emphasis focuses on evaluation and assessment, retention, undecided students, high-achieving students, research methodology, and grant writing.
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